Heckscherville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Heckscherville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Heckscherville Census Designated Place had a population of 218 as of July 1, 2016. Heckscherville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Heckscherville is located at latitude 40.721 and longitude -76.2669 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Heckscherville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The Heckscherville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389914) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Heckscherville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cass, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heckscherville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Heckscherville: Heckshevville.

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Heckscherville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 658
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $86,039


Median Household Income $42,172
Average Household Income $51,613
Per Capita Income $21,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.0%
Households -0.17% -0.21%
Families 0.26% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Heckscherville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heckscherville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1603 9th
Population Density1 # 1285 27th
Diversity Index2 # 1349 23rd
Median Household Income # 1244 29th
Per Capita Income # 1412 20th

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